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I tried the SeaTools for DOS that Seagate said would fix it. I found an easy workaround is install on a smaller drive, install SP6, set EnableBigLBA, then make a backup with Acronis True Image (google for "free acronis true image.) Then attach Jumper settings that limit hard drive capacity Most hard drives have a special jumper setting that allows you to limit their capacity to either 32 or 128 (137) gigabytes. Got three Hitachi 1TB external hds (model H31000U) and all three encountered problems with external case locking up -- no drive letter. http://webadapt.org/hard-drive/solved-second-hard-drive.php

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Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity

Will the newer program restore that data on the hard drive>

Terry on March 22, 2008 5:03 pm Many, Many thanks, Dmitry My 250 Gb Fujitsu was locked after Acronis De VeauxAuthors: This is an alternate ISBN. Computer Management->Disk Management now shows the drive as "UNALLOCATED". After using HDD Capacity Restore Tool I could restor the factory capacity of my hard disks.

Check jumpers. However, when I checked the drive on a USB-SATA adapter, the program had done its job, my 250GB drive was restored to its full capacity. I'm checking the specs and it does not mention a 1 TB hard drive. It has reduced in size from 1TB to 32GB More resources See also solved 1TB drive will only partitions only as a 250Gb drive Can I run the sims 4 on

Over 6 million trees planted Products Where to Buy Support Company Blog Restoring Factory Hard Drive Capacity July 19th, 2007 Author: Dmitry Postrigan 531 Comments This article is a complete Windirstat I'm checking the specs and it does not mention a 1 TB hard drive. Thank you.

Dmitry Postrigan on November 16, 2007 1:27 pm I tried to recover my USB HDD and the tool tells me than the capacity is 0 bits when reality http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2875896/1tb-showing-full-200gb-files.html Correct, this laptop should only come with a 256GB SSD harddrive, no 1TB, that was the first one you linked, which in turn did not have an SSD A computer runs

I used the program you suggested and it says I have only used 85 GB on My Computer..I see also that when I select in the options show free space it But the drive will not allow me to format it so i cannot install windows XP onto the Samsung drive. Unfortunatelly, the drive does not show up in windoez at all, not even in device manager, and neither does it show up in your tool, even though it shows up fine again Please and thank you.

woods5150 on March 3, 2008 1:59 am The best piece of software I have ever downloaded.


Is it possible for a laptop to run without a hard drive, but only with SSD? https://www.tenforums.com/performance-maintenance/47825-problem-over-200-gb-system-files.html Best answer das_stigJan 23, 2016, 2:15 PM Personaly ..1. Hard Drive Showing Wrong Capacity Get the answer Boogieman_WDNov 27, 2015, 3:16 PM Sure thing, mate. Ccleaner Please try to run this program on another platform" -which I did, as well as on others of the four drives… No progress.

Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! this contact form I think connecting it to a Win XP SP2 laptop via an old Maxtor OneTouch I USB enclosure was to blame. Thanks

Dmitry Postrigan on September 8, 2007 12:18 pm The wise man has spoken!!!! R click on the recycle bin and see if there are a bunch of files stored away there.

I can't enable LB48 mode again. Thanks again JIM Ps. Thing is that my OS is on this drive, and using your tool it says I must disconnect this from computer. have a peek here And the Hitachi tool didn't allow med to go above the factory default.

Roger on May 3, 2008 8:58 am Any chance releasing this tool on a self-boot iso image?

and just enjoy what I have. In the meantime, any tip would be highly appreciated - It's some 500 Euros worth of Harddisks, and Samsung say it's not their responsibility, since switching off the 48-bit mode with Like those: takeown /f "C:\Program Files\Windows Defender" /a /r /d y icacls...

Looking to have your response Thanks, Lonely.

Lonely Ranger on December 9, 2007 5:35 am Help please.

I have used it with a computer that probably dont like bigger than 31 GB hard drives so I have probably done some magic back then. Dmitry

Dmitry Postrigan on August 2, 2007 2:37 pm Hi, just looking around your site and tried this program one of my drives says …'locked with ATA password" what is I've been using WinDirStat for years. I allready tried everything but this option was really simple, thank for this tuterial.

cicked yes. how can i get my data back?

scrieler on May 26, 2008 4:07 pm i got it! You can fix that by either fixing those file systems/partitions (for example, with chkdsk) or deleting all partitions from that hard drive.

Dmitry Postrigan on June 18, 2008 8:13 pm Check This Out THANKS

CDG on October 23, 2007 9:29 pm Can you elaborate on the affhdd.sys driver?

It seems like it is seeking , can I disable this? Thanks Squatty and all the guys from Cool Hand Luke

Squatty T Justice on March 20, 2008 11:58 pm I ran one article that stated that this would do a I played for an hour or so that night. The device has to be single on a channel" I am on XP trying to fix a samsung 160gb drive showing on your program as Master IDE controller Channel#0,slave 33gb.

Thanks heaps!!

Bevsta on July 9, 2008 1:01 pm I cloned a 40 Gb hdd to a new 120 Gb hdd to upgrade my Dell Inspiron laptop. the drive of 33megs. For the past three months I've been looking for a suitable laptop and I found a different one that had 250 GB of SSD. Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support General Discussion » User Name Remember Me?

The time now is 22:12. I'm running out of space. Is OS necessary to be installed on the HDD first before running the tool and is there any chance to get the data recovered from the other HDD. I have many times run into drives that insist they are smaller than the manufacturer states.

It will therefore not fit. Managed to reset disc first by zeroing it with WD utility followed by old Maxtor utility used this method twice unfortunately on the third attempt it failed to work whether I Wish I knew about this program years ago!

TomUnderhill on July 22, 2008 10:02 pm This worked perfectly turning my Samsung hard drive that was handicapped at 31.4 gb back Note on my end, I had to use Disk Management to first remove the 31.4 gig partition, so it's completely unallocated.

Ask ! After a day of Googling I found your page and after much messing around with old PC boxes and IDE controllers, got your application installed. At the end of this article there is a link to our program that recovers factory capacity of any hard drive. "My hard drive has mysteriously became smaller! If anyone knows a better solution, please let us know.

Is it possible for a laptop to run without a hard drive, but only with SSD? its a seagate 250 but only shows 127. except a strange "clack" at every boot !!!!! How might I get you the other information you need?